Jim Harris

Disruptive Innovation Speaker, Bestselling Author

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$10,000 - $20,000*

International In-Person:

$20,000 - $30,000*


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Jim Harris is one of North America’s foremost management consultants, public speakers, authors, and thinkers on change and leadership.

He has 20 years experience as a professional speaker and consultant and speaks internationally at more than 40 conferences a year on topics including innovation and creativity, customer relationship management (CRM), eLearning, creating learning organizations, environmental leadership, energy efficiency, strategic planning, and creating common organizational mission and vision.

His clients include Barclays Bank, Certified Management Accountants, Cleantech, Columbia Tristar Pictures, Deloitte, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), IABC, IBM, IEEE, International Council of Shopping Centers, Johnson & Johnson, MasterCard, Munich Re, SAP, Society of Professional Engineers, the UK Cabinet Office, the World Future Society and Zurich Insurance. He has worked extensively with the health care sector, government, financial services, retailers and professional services firms.

He was one of the first seven Canadians personally trained by Al Gore to present the slideshow for An Inconvenient Truth. He was also one of just 12 Canadians who was licensed to publicly teach Dr. Stephen Covey’s work, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.

Jim Harris works with leading businesses and Fortune 500 companies. He recently finished a global consulting contract with IBM and a related white paper on how low carbon leadership drives profitability.

His most recent book, Blindsided! is a #1 international bestseller, having hit the top spot on the Financial Times of London’s European Edition of Best Business Books. He is also the author of The Learning Paradox, which appeared on numerous bestseller lists, and co-author of the national bestseller The 100 Best Companies to Work for in Canada.

He is also principal at Strategic Advantage. He previously held positions as partner at Cleantech Group and affiliate at Covey Leadership Centre.

In addition to his speaking and consulting engagements and books, Jim Harris writes for a number of publications, including the Globe and Mail, Profit magazine, and Backbone magazine.

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Thriving in the Era of Disruptive Innovation

Reaping the Benefits of Collaboration & Engagement

Managing Change and Leveraging Creativity

Futurist Outlook: Trends that Are Changing Your Business

The Impact of the Internet of Things on Organizations

Jim is a catalyst for conversation and change. He excels at leading people to new ways of thinking - making productive, profitable change possible. His sessions are highly informative, thought-provoking, interactive, and even lots of fun.

Other topics include:

  • The Future of Health Care: The impact of budgets, technology & medical tourism
  • The Small Screen Digital Revolution: How smartphones & tablets are changing business
  • The Smart Revolution: How smart buildings, communities, and cities are changing the way we live
  • Risk Management: Thriving in an era of disruptive innovation


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